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by the clothier barren who says the economy has been tough on small businesses. >> so anything we can do to help us out, bring attention to our cause, if you will, is that much better. >> reporter: the next big marketing day is cyber monday and adobe marketing says that day alone should bring in $2 billion. reporting live, don knapp, cbs 5. >>> hamas deployed more police to the gaza border with israel. the rare move by the group in control of the gaza strip followed intervention by egyptian mediators. they urged both sides to preserve the truce that ended eight days of fierce exchange of fire between israel and hamas. the extra police presence is intended to keep gaza residents away from the fence that is secured by israeli soldiers. >>> protestors are once again gathering tahrir square in cairo. people are angry about president mohammed morsi giving himself nearly absolute power. as cbs 5 reporter ines ferre tells us -- >> reporter: demonstrators ran from egyptian police who launched tear gas cannisters into the crowd. it's the second day of protests over president morsi's decree giving him swe
restrictions that have crippled their economy. it underscores the group's new deterrent power. saying i want to say to the palestinian people at the west bank and everywhere that the option of invading them on this victory is gone and they will never return. but the israeli army chief of staff issued a warning. >> gaza would stay quiet if nothing comes out of it. and gaza, they would be a quiet place. if the organization would reoperate from gaza, then the future is more than what it is. >> reporter: america is poised to help both sides. the obama administration says they will ask congress to increase funding for israel's defense system that helped intercept 80% of the rockets. and the american tax dollars provided assistance to the united organizations supporting the palestinians. both sides are trying to negotiate a more permanent agreement. israel, they want to end the weapon smuggling at gaza. hamas wants to end the border brigade. >>> troops in afghanistan treated on a feast. including turkey and pie where they even got a game of football before dinner. he told members of the armed serv
the local economy and community. >> we love what's left of hardware stores. any kind of small store. you have to spend your dollars there. otherwise we will go away. >> shoppers say among the benefit of shopping at small and local businesses are that they often carry unique products and offer a better more personalized shopping experience. >> while thousands of people were outlooking for those bargains today one group of bay area women went to nordstrom. cbs 5 reporter chen shows us they weren't shopping for gifts. they were making them. >> in a a corner needles are clicking and women are chatting. meet the knitters they meet for cake conversation and community service. >> it's very good for the soul you know what i mean. >> the two dozen where i am mostly retired schoolteachers and principals. they can spin a yard or two their fingers do curious work fashioning a christmas gifts. they're donating 300 carves and hats. the program run by billy graham's son frankly hopes to give 9 million children shoe box gifts worldwide. >> this may be the only gift they get and it tells the true meaning
. in our challenging economy, many of us need to think about shopping for holiday gifts this year. for tips and advice op how to keep holiday spending in check is community manager of wells fargo bank greg young. thank you for being here with us. i know you have great ideas for us. >> thank you for having me. >> what is the most important thing we need to do to make sure we manage our money well this season? >> the first thing you want to do is make sure you plan what you are going to spend this holiday season. often times with the excitement of the holidays we want to go out and shop. it feels good after thanksgiving and right up to the holiday season, mean january we are depressed because of all we spent. >> right. exactly. i want to footnote we know when we set our attitude toward anything, money, food, or relationship, if there is planning, it brings us into a more thoughtful and creative approach. i want to underscore the importance of planning. >> absolutely. the key to a successful and debt free or minimal debt holiday season is really planning out what you are going to spend
force of the economy. 247 million (24) 700-0000 people went holiday shopping over the weekend and they spent more than $59 billion. that's an increase of 14% o over last year. and on cyber monday, on line sales were up 24% over last year. anthony mason tells us the web is becoming the -- america's marketplace. >> amazon.com's biggest shipping center in arizona is the size of 28 football fields. last cyber monday, the busiest day of the year, they processed 200s per second. the vice president says they expect business this year will be even better. >> we have hired and are kopting to hire 50,000 seasonal workers to meet customer demand. >> that's in addition to the 20,000 full-time employees. >> we need a new word for busy. >> across the country, online sales account for only about 10% of all holiday purchases. >> the share of sales happening online is still fairly e low, however, the internet influences now about 50% of what consumers buy. >> because shoppers look for sales and compare deals online before they buy. online sales jump more than 20% o on monday. . >> jill
's not over ye, it's still a very tricky economy in ca (anchors react to pkg) huge powerball jackp . >>> now on to governor brown. what do you think we will see with him in the coming year. >> well, he solved the problem of whether or not to run for re- election, but if california becomes the number one state in the country on recovery side, first to solve the problem on the finance side. he has take an first step to do that. the next step will be can you keep local publics from going bankrupt. he will do that, as well. you will see a dramatic change in the employment category for california. when all that happens jerry will be able to go across the nation saying i didn't follow my need. >> nonif i should take off right now. the idea of him running for president yet again? what do you think? >> the country is open to lots of possibilities, i think, but a buddhist president, an 80-something-year-old buddhist president, i don't think we are ready for that. >> you don't see him doing that anymore. >> that is true, but -- . >> he is quoting the bible more. >> so, maybe he is running fo
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